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London Invests In Short Sea Distribution
by Bloomberg
Saturday, July 31, 2021
By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Cathryn Spain spends most of her workdays motoring up and down the River Thames, a senior harbor master making sure goods flow through the Port of London without...

US Navy Says Israel-Linked Oil Tanker Was Targeted by Drones
by Bloomberg
Saturday, July 31, 2021
By Patrick Sykes (Bloomberg) U.S. Navy experts believe a drone struck the Mercer Street,oil tanker with links to an Israeli billionaire off Oman this week, the Associated Press reported, citing the...

Mexican Sealift Ships Arrive In Cuba
by Reuters
Saturday, July 31, 2021
A Mexican navy sealift ship carrying 1,000 tonnes of beans, medical equipment, and humanitarian supplies arrived in Cuba yesterday.

German NGO Ship Rescues 100 Migrants In The Mediterranean Sea
by Reuters
Saturday, July 31, 2021
By Darrin Zammit Lupi (Reuters) German NGO Sea-Watch said on Friday it had rescued nearly 100 migrants in the Mediterranean overnight, many of whom were injured, some with severe “fuel...

U.S. DOJ Seizes Tanker In Cambodia For North Korea Sanctions Violation
by Reuters
Saturday, July 31, 2021
A tanker was seized by Cambodian authorities in March 2020 in accordance with a U.S. warrant, having been used to transfer oil products to North Korean vessels.

Months After Fire, NYK Delphinus Awaiting Start of Cargo Discharge Operations in Oakland
by Mike Schuler
Friday, July 30, 2021
Japanese liner shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) says cargo discharge operations for the NYK Delphinus are planned to begin next month at the Port of Oakland, almost 3 months...

Oil Posts Fourth Straight Monthly Gain As Investors' Fear Of Covid Abates
by Ship Bunker
Friday, July 30, 2021

Meanwhile, demand skyrockets in former Covid hot spot of India.

Six Passengers on Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Test Positive for COVID-19
by Mike Schuler
Friday, July 30, 2021
Royal Caribbean says six passengers on its Adventure of the Seas cruise ship have?tested positive for COVID-19 during routine testing. Four of the passengers, who were not traveling together, were...

Asia and South America Lead LNG Demand Growth
by hellenicshippingnews...
Friday, July 30, 2021

The LNG shipping market is poised for further growth in the coming months as the global economy is heading towards a swifter recovery rate and the shift to cleaner energy sources gathers more pace in more countries. In its latest market outlook, ship owner GasLog said that “LNG demand was 95 mt in the second ...

The post Asia and South America Lead LNG Demand Growth first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

‘Widening fault lines’ unbalance global recovery
by hellenicshippingnews...
Friday, July 30, 2021

The global economic recovery is still on track, but it is being skewed more heavily towards advanced economies who are being buoyed by fiscal support, access to vaccines and improved health metrics, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Referencing widening fault lines in its July World Economic Outlook (WEO), the IMF said that while ...

The post ‘Widening fault lines’ unbalance global recovery first appeared on Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide.

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Clipper Oil is a worldwide wholesaler of marine fuels and lubricant oils specializing in supplying vessels throughout the Pacific Ocean. Operating internationally from our headquarters in San Diego, California, USA, we serve the bunkering needs of all sectors of the marine market. This includes fishing fleets, ocean-going yachts, cruise ships, cargo ships, military/government/research vessels, and power plants.

Clipper Oil’s predecessor, Tuna Clipper Marine, was founded in 1956 by George Alameda and Lou Brito, two pioneers in the tuna fishing industry. Tuna Clipper Marine’s first supply location was in San Diego, California, USA where they serviced the local fishing fleet.

Established in 1985, Clipper Oil was formed to serve the needs of marine customers in the Western Pacific as vessels shifted their operations from San Diego. Clipper Oil has been a proven supplier of quality marine fuels, lubricants, and services to the maritime community for over 25 years, serving many ports throughout the Pacific Ocean. We maintain warehouses in Pago Pago, American Samoa; Majuro, Marshall Islands; and Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. We also have operations in the Eastern Pacific in Balboa/Rodman, Panama and Manta, Ecuador. We supply marine vessels and service stations with fuel, lubricant oil, salt, and ammonia. We also supply our customer’s vessels with bunkers at high-seas through various high-seas fuel tankers in all areas of the Pacific Ocean.


The Tuna Clipper Marine Pier in San Diego Bay (1980).

Clipper Oil supplying the USCGC Kimball ex. pipeline at the fuel dock in Pago Pago, American Samoa (2020).

Throughout the years, Clipper Oil has grown from a small marine distributor in San Diego to a worldwide supplier of marine fuels and lubricants. Clipper Oil offers a broad diversity of products and services and are active buyers and suppliers of petroleum products. It is this combination that gives us the edge in market intelligence needed to develop the best possible pricing for our clients.

Our daily monitoring of both the current and future oil market enables our customers to take advantage of market pricing on an immediate basis. This enables Clipper Oil to provide the best current and long term pricing for our customers.

Clipper Oil offers the following to our customers:

  • Extensive network of refueling locations throughout the Pacific Ocean
  • Full range of marine fuels, lubricants, and associated products
  • Competitive pricing
  • Technical support

All of the products we supply meet international specifications and conform to all local regulations.

With our many years of experience in the marine sector, Clipper Oil understands the attention to detail and operational performance vessels require during each port of call.

As a proven reliable and reputable supplier of marine fuel and lubricants, we welcome the opportunity to meet your vessel's needs. Please contact us for all of your marine energy and petroleum needs.

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